SköfnungsöxOld Norwegian Dictionary - sköfnungsöx
Meaning of Old Norwegian word "sköfnungsöx" (or skǫfnungsǫx) in Norwegian.
As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:
- sköfnungsöx (skǫfnungsǫx)
- sköfnungsöx, f. sandsynligvis Øxe, som brugtes, var tjenlig til dermed at jevne,glatte (skafa) en Stok (jvf talgöx og Rb. 2, 1026); Þorgeirr átti exi breiða,stundar mikla sköfnungsexi, hón varsnarpegg ok hvöss, ok fékk mörgummanni exin náttverð Fbr. 823 (Flat. II,955).
Part of speech: f
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, sköfnungsöx may be more accurately written as skǫfnungsǫx.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛋᚴᚯᚠᚿᚢᚿᚵᛋᚯᛋ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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